Boys and Girls Village

Current Openings

At Boys & Girls Village, we understand that children and families are the cornerstones of our society. Since 1942, it has been our mission to preserve and strengthen family bonds. As a leader in services for troubled youth and their families, we continually strive to develop a seamless continuum of care. Boys & Girls Village offers an array of services for children and their families. These services range from highly structured sub-acute services on campus to intensive intervention and care in the home and the community. Our broad range of programs and services are designed to work collaboratively with families, state and local agencies, and other community providers.

Clinician -MST/PSB- Sign on Bonus

Master's level clinician to provide in home intersive community based services to families of youth with problem sexual behavior difficulties utlizing MST-PSB model. Must be licensed and willing to work flexible hours. Bilingual preferred.

MDFT Clinician-Sign on Bonus

Master's Degree and licensed in social work. The MDFT program is a family focused, ecologically oriented evidence based model effective in the treatment of children/adolescents between the ages of 9 and 18 with substance abuse and/or dependence issues, or with disruptive behaviors and/or comorbid psychiatric issues who are at risk for substance abuse. MDFT is designed to reduce the influence of factors that place a child/adolescent at risk for substance abuse while strengthening the presence of protective factors, such as supporting a positive parent-child relationship.

Mental Health Worker

BA or Associates Degree. Provides support for youth in one of our 24/7 residences. Previous experience working with youth in a clinical setting preferred. Various Shifts Available. Must be able to work in inclement weather and be mandated to stay if necessary

Milieu Nurse

The Milieu Nurse provides nursing services and administers medication as needed in a psychiatric residential treatment facility . The milieu nurse is also responsible for directly engaging with youth in care and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The milieu nurse also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations calmly and therapeutically in conjunction with the mental health workers. The milieu nurses are part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to provide therapeutic services throughout a client’s stay.

Milieu Nurse-Part Time HAMILTON

The Nurse provides and oversees health care needs for children in the HAMILTON Program. Completes nursing assessments on all new admissions and provides healthcare programming on the unit including healthcare groups. Oversees the administration of all medications.

Milieu Nurse-per Diem

RN to provide services to our Kids Inn and Safe Haven program. Must be a Registered Nurse for State of CT who graduated from an accredited school of nursing. Prior psychiatric nursing experience working in a group living program, serving children is preferred.

Paraeducator/MHW

Energetic Associates/Bachelor's level. motivated individual with future connection to expand BGV. Solid experience working with youth with disabilities in a school environment. Experience working with youth in crisis. May also work within one of our 24/7 residences.

Special Education Teacher-Sign on Bonus

Certified Special Education Teacher to be responsible for the assessment, planning, programming and provision of special education instruction in a milieu model of specialized services. DSAP, Initial, Provisional or professional CT State Special Education Teaching Certification required. Bachelor's degree in special education required. Master's degree is preferred.

Senior Clinical Director

BGV continues to expand its programs and services and is need of highly experienced and qualified individuals at the Director level. The services in need encompass 3 major areas including Permanency Planning, Behavioral Health and Juvenile Justice. We are looking for licensed MA level staff with experience supervising staff and implementing programs to join our team. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.

Milieu Supervisor

Bachelors level Milieu Supervisor in the Kids INN and Safe Haven residencies to ensure a safe, clean, structured and orderly unit where therapeutic programming and behavior management can be implemented. Supervisor is also responsible for providing supervision to the mental health workers and assisting them in providing a nurturing environment. A Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field or an Associates with at least 3 years of experience working with psychiatric population or children in congregate care. Bi-lingual preferred.

Outpatient Clinician

Masters Level, Licensed Clinician to provide clinical services to individuals and families.  Emphasis is on providing treatment for problem sexual behavior youth whether on-site in Bridgeport or at an alternative facility such as CJTS.  Also provides evidence based treatments such as CF-TSI or TF-CBT for trauma victims and may work off-site with other programs to provide comprehensive metal health services to their clients.